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EleCare® LCP - Unflavoured

EleCare® LCP

EleCare LCP (Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids - to support healthy brain and eye development)2,3 is for the initial and continuing treatment of multiple food allergies including allergy to:

  • Cow’s Milk Protein
  • Soy Protein
  • Protein Hydrolysate Formula.

It is a nutritionally complete hypoallergenic1 amino acid based formula, specially formulated to meet the nutritional needs of infants and children who need an amino acid based formula or who cannot tolerate intact or hydrolysed protein.

EleCare LCP is also for other conditions in which an amino-acid based diet is required (e.g. maldigestion, malabsorption and GI tract impairment)1. 4-7.

Is suitable for use in both oral and tube feeding.


Availability

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
53510.14003
ELECARE LCP 400GR CAN

Features

  • 100% free L-amino acids
  • 1/3 of fat blend as Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) to aid fat absorption
  • With LCP* to support healthy brain and eye development
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Supports normal growth and improves iron status
  • PBS listed (Authority required. See PBS Schedule for full criteria)

*Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in the form of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and Arachidonic Acid (ARA)

Precautions

  • Breastmilk is best for babies.
  • Consult your doctor or health worked for advice before deciding to use an infant formula
  • Do not change proportions of powder except on medical advice
  • Powdered infant formula is not sterile. Do not boil formula and do not use a microwave oven to prepare or heat formula
  • Follow instructions exactly. Prepare bottles and teats as directed
  • Incorrect preparation can make your child very ill
  • Food for special medical purposes. Use only under medical supervision
  • Not for Parenteral use

PREPARATION

  • Use Instructions

Serving preparation:

Standard dilution for infants under 12 months based on 0.67kcal/ml:
1 scoop of 9.4g per 60ml of water

Only the doctor or dietitian can determine the appropriate amount of EleCare your child should consumer in a day. Do not change the concentration or quantity of formula prescriber by your doctor or dietitian unless you speak with him or her.

NUTRITION

Nutritionally complete amino acid based formula enriched with LCP's suitable for the dietary management of infants (0-12 months) with severe food allergies, maldigestion, malabsorption and gastrointestinal tract impairment.

  • per 100mL (standard dilution)*
  • Nutritional Information
  • Energy
  • kJ
  • 283
  • kcal
  • 68
  • Protein
  • g
  • 2.2
  • Carbohydrates
  • g
  • 7.8
  • of which sugars
  • g
  • 0.73
  • Fat
  • g
  • 3.4
  • of which saturates
  • g
  • 1.33
  • Linoleic acid
  • mg
  • 583
  • Linolenic acid
  • mg
  • 60
  • Arachidonic acid
  • mg
  • 16.5
  • Docosahexaenoic acid
  • mg
  • 6.2
  • Fibre
  • g
  • 0
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • mcg RE
  • 74
  • Vitamin D
  • mcg
  • 1.0
  • Vitamin E
  • mg α TE
  • 1.3
  • Vitamin K1
  • mcg
  • 8
  • Vitamin C
  • mg
  • 43
  • Folic acid
  • mcg
  • 24.6
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • mcg
  • 275
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • mcg
  • 117.00
  • Vitamin B6
  • mcg
  • 64.60
  • Vitamin B12
  • mcg
  • 0.9
  • Niacin
  • mg NE
  • 2.5
  • Pantothenic acid
  • mcg
  • 825.0
  • Biotin
  • mcg
  • 10.0
  • Choline
  • mg
  • 7.0
  • Inositol
  • mg
  • 5.4
  • Minerals
  • Sodium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 34 (1.5)
  • Potassium
  • mg (mmol)
  • 108 (2.8)
  • Chloride
  • mg (mmol)
  • 47 (1.3)
  • Calcium
  • mg
  • 81
  • Phosphorus
  • mg
  • 61.3
  • Magnesium
  • mg
  • 7.7
  • Iron
  • mg
  • 1.2
  • Zinc
  • mg
  • 0.8
  • Manganese
  • mg
  • 62
  • Copper
  • mcg
  • 80.00
  • Iodine
  • mcg
  • 7.6
  • Selenium
  • mcg
  • 2.9
  • Chromium
  • mcg
  • 2.9
  • Molybdenum
  • mcg
  • 2.4
  • L-carnitine
  • mg
  • 1.9
  • Taurine
  • mg
  • 3.9
  • Osmolality
  • mOsm/kg H20
  • 350**
  • Osmolarity
  • mOsm/litre
  • 309
  • Water
  • mL/100mL
  • 90
  • Renal solute load
  • mOsm/litre
  • 184

* Standard dilution based on infant: 0.67 Cal/mL

** Osmolality, prepared at 0.67 Cal/mL: 350 mOsm/kg water. Osmolality, prepared at 1 Cal/mL: 560 mOsm/kg water.

Presentation: 400g can

Halal: Yes

Kosher: Yes

Flavours available: Unflavoured

Country of Manufacture: Sturgis, United States

References

  1. Sicherer SH, et al. J Pediatr 2001;138:688-693.
  2. Docosahexaenoic Acid.Alternative Medicine Review,2009; 14: 391‐399.
  3. Wainright PE, et al. Role of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain and cognitivefunction: perspective of adevelopmental psychologist. In:Lieberman HR, et al, eds.Nutritional Neuroscience. BocaRaton, FL: CRC Press; 2005:163‐186.
  4. Borschel MW, et al. Growth of health term infants fed a free amino acid-based medical food. Clin Pediatr. 2013;52(10):910-917.
  5. May ME, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 1990;52:770-776.
  6. Antonson DL, Murray ND, Oliva‐ Hemker MM, et al. Nutritional Management of infants with chronic diarrhea fed a free amino acid‐based medical food. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002; 35:443.
  7. Saavedra JM, Mattis LE, Chao C, Borschel MW, Kerzner B, Hummer KA. Use of an aminoacid (AA)‐based formula for the management of chronic diarrhea in children. Pediatr Res. 2000; 47:168A.
  8. Vanderhoof JA, Antonson DL, Murray ND, et al. Evaluation of a free amino acid‐based medical food (EleCare) in infants with protein sensitive colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2001; 33(3):394.
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